French Origami Convention 2008 will take place in Paris between the 1st and 4th of May, at Asiem, near the Invalides, in the heart of the city. Special Guests will be Max Hulme (UK) and Jun Maekawa (Japan). For other information (fees, timeline), you can download the PDF file here: http://www.aurele-origami.com/wordpress/telechargements
An exhibition, at the Museum of Edinburgh, outlining the history and
development of origami, the Japanese art of paperfolding. The
exhibition will be illustrated by many stunning folded models. Come
along and see how much more there is to this fascinating art form.
There will also be a few Saturday workshops on offer for those who want
to try their hand at Origami for themselves. Members of the British
Origami Society will be on hand at these workshops to teach, assist and
Erik Demaine and Martin Demaine have a series of three paper sculptures, entitled "Computational Origami", at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York, in the upcoming exhbition "Design and the Elastic Mind". The show is open to the public from February 24 to May 12, 2008. (MoMA members can preview the exhbition from February 20.) You can look at photos of the three pieces, "Computational Origami", at: http://erikdemaine.org/curved/ For more about the exhibition in general, see: http://www.moma.org/exhibitions/exhibitions.php?id=5632&ref=calendar
Star Studio at Indianapolis Museum of Art will feature works by Robert J. Lang, a former physicist and engineer turned artist, whose innovative approach to the traditional art of Origami has earned him a reputation as one of the world's most important Origami artists. The exhibition in Star Studio will include examples of Lang's complex and realistic work, including monumental paper sculptures created at the IMA for the exhibition.